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Chaya

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< 1k Chaia (Hebrew)

How popular is the baby name Chaya in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1947 9 9 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 10 10 0
1950 9 9 0
1951 11 11 0
1952 18 18 0
1953 17 17 0
1954 21 21 0
1955 27 27 0
1956 28 28 0
1957 19 19 0
1958 26 26 0
1959 31 31 0
1960 16 16 0
1961 27 27 0
1962 35 35 0
1963 34 34 0
1964 23 23 0
1965 21 21 0
1966 17 17 0
1967 35 35 0
1968 33 33 0
1969 36 36 0
1970 40 40 0
1971 49 49 0
1972 64 64 0
1973 57 57 0
1974 83 83 0
1975 103 103 0
1976 81 81 0
1977 97 97 0
1978 90 90 0
1979 116 116 0
1980 114 114 0
1981 171 166 5
1982 146 146 0
1983 146 146 0
1984 150 150 0
1985 130 130 0
1986 142 142 0
1987 144 144 0
1988 213 213 0
1989 237 232 5
1990 214 214 0
1991 237 237 0
1992 202 202 0
1993 229 229 0
1994 205 205 0
1995 217 217 0
1996 210 210 0
1997 221 221 0
1998 213 213 0
1999 259 259 0
2000 295 295 0
2001 290 290 0
2002 357 357 0
2003 321 321 0
2004 349 349 0
2005 373 373 0
2006 368 368 0
2007 408 408 0
2008 403 403 0
2009 401 401 0
2010 384 384 0
2011 393 393 0
2012 405 405 0
2013 404 404 0
2014 416 416 0
2015 369 369 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Chaya baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,025 babies born with the name Chaya in the United States. That's more than enough Chayas to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1947 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Chaya" was in 2014 with a total of 416 babies.

According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chaya" ranks #69 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, 238 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of 393 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Chaya popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Chaya" mean? The list below shows the origins of Chaya as well as things modernly associated with the name Chaya such as celebrities named Chaya.

Origin and Meaning of Chaya

The name "Chaya" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Life". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Ayahc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cahay". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Chaya born Nov 5, 1998

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1175. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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